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Possibly the most common criticism hurled at e-cigarette companies is the claim that they market towards people too young to smoke. “I’m a middle-aged woman,” said Philip Simmons Middle School Principal Charla Groves. “I don’t need a watermelon flavored or cotton candy flavored anything. Those are...
The February 5 Daniel Island Neighborhood Association meeting saw a sizeable crowd at the Church of the Holy Cross. Several big updates were provided, including a proposed name for “Daniel Island Park 4,” information on the Beresford Creek Bridge after its shutdown in January, and a construction...
These are the issues being brought before the various City of Charleston boards and committees that are specific to land use and zoning on Daniel Island. For more information on any of these proposed actions, visit dineighborhoodassociation.org (click on “Land Use and Zoning Activity”). All...
Systemic gentrification’s effects on Charleston are possibly most visible downtown. As a 2011 Post and Courier article revealed, the racial makeup of the peninsula shifted from a two-thirds African-American majority in 1980, to a two-thirds white majority in 2010. Despite the encroaching...
In the middle of Moncks Corner lies the Hill-Finklea Detention Center, the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office’s jail. Rated for a capacity of 291 inmates, the facility has seen many expansions to increase the amount of offenders it can hold, but as Detention Center Director Randy Demory and Sheriff...
One in four children in America will grow up unable to read, according to the website ferstreaders.org. Helping students beat the odds and become successful life-long readers is the goal of “Read365,” a new reading enrichment program created by the Charleston nonprofit Meeting Street Schools....
With the height of flu season upon us in the Lowcountry, it’s a good idea to pay close attention to what might be putting us at increased risk of catching the virus, particularly often overlooked sources of germs. Our vehicles have become extensions of our lives. Besides commuting and other day to...
Longtime public servant Jim Rozier, who served as Berkeley County Supervisor from 1990-2006 and made the case for keeping Daniel Island part of Berkeley County during the community’s initial exploration of secession to Charleston County, has died. Mr. Rozier passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at age...
At the Daniel Pointe Retirement Community on Daniel Island, in a comfortable side room off the facility’s main corridor, light chatter and laughter mixed with the sound of rustling plastic bags on a recent Friday morning. The conversation drifted from good grocery stores to local church happenings...
FIFTEEN YEARS AGO The theme of the February 12, 2004 edition of The Daniel Island News was keeping children safe. The issue included articles on dental care, sports injuries, childhood obesity, and prevention strategies. Island life photos featured several pictures of kids and families at island...

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